Logging configuration in BIND9

Hello!

I just want to double-check something. It's regarding logging in BIND9 under Ubuntu Linux. What I have in named.conf.local regarding logging is this:

logging {

    channel debug_log {
         file "/var/log/named/debug.log";
        severity notice;
        print-category yes;
        print-severity yes;
        print-time yes;
    };

    channel query_log {
        file "/var/log/named/query.log";
        severity dynamic;
        print-category yes;
        print-severity yes;
        print-time yes;
    };

    category resolver { debug_log; };
    category security { debug_log; }; 
    category queries { query_log; };
   
};

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After I turned on my PC, there's something new that was added to debug.log:

02-Nov-2015 19:16:01.684 security: warning: using built-in root key for view _default

And query.log works as usual. Does it mean that both files are getting the info that they should be getting under the conditions set in named.conf.local? Should I just leave it alone for now and IF there're problems with BIND, then I could escalate the severity level to debug 3 for debugging purposes?
David1978Asked:
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gheistCommented:
What version of BIND are you using?
Logging greatly differs between 9.2 and 9.9 shipped "under Ubuntu Linux"

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David1978Author Commented:
Hello!

It's ver. 9.9.5 actually. Looks like I managed to figure out how to interpret BIND9's logging (which is definitely more complicated than it should be). Thank you for your desire to help!
gheistCommented:
To get rid of port conflict and lame server messages you need to type each and every log type in named.conf enabling some and disabling some others.
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